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Marriage proposal part of fire academy graduation in Greenville

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN)The Greenville Fire Department is welcoming the largest group of new firefighters it's ever seen.Following seven months of training, GFR graduated 21 cadets from Pitt Community College Academy 11 on Wednesday.The badge pinning ceremony is a proud moment for the cadets, but one n

WITN - 2018-07-18 20:26:00

Williamston man sought for June 25 murder

WILLIAMSTON, Martin County —Williamston Police and the State Bureau of Investigation are searching for a man wanted for the killing of another man late last month.WPD said Thursday morning it is seeking 18-year-old Williamston resident Tyreec Dixon for the June 25 murder of G'meke Davaron Zi'ke Watf

WCTI12.COM - 2018-07-19 10:44:27

Greenville woman facing drug, firearm charges

Greenville police arrested Adonica Barnes, 31, of Greenville, on Tuesday. She's charged with possession of a firearm by felon, trafficking opium or heroin and possession of marijuana, among other charges.

WITN - 2018-07-18 06:59:00

Police search for man accused of assaulting officer

Grifton Police tell NewsChannel 12's Daisha Jones that the officer, who has not been identified, suffered serious but non-life threatening head injuries early Wednesday when trying to arrest Robert Cogdell at 548 Cannon Boulevard on a warrant for misdemeanor larceny charges.

WCTI12.COM - 2018-07-19 05:05:52

Transportation hub set to open in Greenville in August

The facility will be the central place where city, Amtrack, Greyhound and ECU buses take off from. Travelers will also be able to buy tickets for rides and get the information they need on bus routes at the facility.

WITN - 2018-07-19 03:43:00

Six people busted after Beaufort County meth raid

BEAUFORT COUNTY, NC (WITN) -A half-dozen people face charges after deputies received complaints that meth was being sold and used at one Eastern Carolina home.Beaufort County deputies say they raided the home on Broad Creek Road on Wednesday.At the home, they found meth, marijuana and drug paraphern

WITN - 2018-07-19 14:41:00

Silver Alert issued for Greene County man

He was last seen on Gray Turnage Rd. in Snow Hill wearing light blue jeans, a navy blue sweatshirt, and black sneakers with lime green shoe laces.

WNCT - 2018-07-19 05:04:24

Teen wanted for Williamston murder

WILLIAMSTON, NC (WITN) -Police in one Eastern Carolina town are looking for a teenager wanted for a June murder.Williamston police say 18-year-old Tyreec Dixon shot and killed G'meke Watford back on June 25th.The shooting happened in the common area of Carolina Pines Apartments.The victim was first

WITN - 2018-07-19 10:50:00

DMV changes mind and will allow lesbian license plate for Greenville woman

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) -The DMV has changed course and will allow a Greenville woman to get a license plate to honor her wife.Amy Bright had applied for a specialty plate reading 'LSBNSNLV,' for 'lesbians in love.'Last week the DMV said it had the right to deny any license plate it deemed "offensive

WITN - 2018-07-18 17:07:00

Greenville Transportation Center on schedule to open in August

The G.K. Butterfield Transportation Center is only a few weeks away from its ribbon cutting ceremony the first week of August, soon serving as a centralized hub for Greenville, North Carolina and its community members.Will Bell, District 3 Greenville city council member, said the Greenville Transpor


Deputies trying to locate suspect, vehicle involved in several break-ins in Pitt Co.

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The Pitt County Sheriff's Office is warning about a suspect involved in several vehicle breaking and entering.Deputies said that the occupant of the white truck showed in the picture is involved in the incident.The vehicle has been seen scoping out other vehicles to break i

WNCT - 2018-07-18 15:45:29

Greenville Fire and Rescue Academy 11 makes history

WINTERVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) -Greenville Fire and Rescue is welcoming 21 new firefighters and EMTs to their department, making their group the largest academy class in Greenville history.

WNCT - 2018-07-18 22:21:36

Greenville police looking to identify fraud suspect

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -A local police department is asking for your help identifying a man wanted in connection to a fraud investigation.Greenville police posted a surveillance photo on their Facebook page of a man they believe could be involved in a prescription fraud investigation.Detectives say


Pitt County Post 39 sweeps Wilson to advance to state tournament

Pitt County American Legion has now won the Area 1 East title three consecutive seasons. In tonight's win, West Craven's Caleb Morris hit two homers and starter Trey Jernigan pitched a complete game, allowing one run on four hits.


Man with marijuana arrested at Pitt-Greenville Airport

Investigators said they found the pot in a passenger's luggage at the Pitt-Greenville Airport over the weekend. Fatar Dayshawn Weems, 25, was headed to JFK Airport in Washington Saturday morning. Airport officials alert officers of a strong smell after Weems checked his bag.


Deputies: Man arrested at PGV tried to take weed, $28,000 in cash on flight

A man who tried to leave Pitt-Greenville Airport with $28,000 and 3.5 ounces of marijuana in a suitcase was arrested Monday morning, according to the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office.


Winterville road temporarily closing for maintenance

WINTERVILLE (WITN) -Another local road is temporarily closing for a maintenance project.Ragland Road is closing today and will stay closed until July 23 so a new valley gutter can be installed. The closure means residents living near the road work will have to navigate some detours.Ragland Road and


More businesses in Uptown Greenville looking for outdoor service

"For us, it activates our streets, it creates some energy in our urban core," said Christian Lockamy, Economic Development Manager for the City of Greenville. "People see other people out there dining and it makes them want to go out there and shop and eat, spend money and congregate."


Suspected drug traffickers due in court

Greenville police arrested Adrian Alvarez Del-Pilar, 33, and Vincinte Vasquez-Iadeo, 38, on Friday. They're facing charges related to the possession and trafficking of drugs.


Requests hint at development on Dickinson, north Greenville

According to the meeting agenda, staff estimates the rezoning of the property could allow for 4,000 square feet of restaurant space, and a net increase of 350 additional trips per day on the roadway.